Urgent Alert

California Climate Credit

Help for residential, small business and industrial customers

The California Climate Credit program is:
  • Implemented and created by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
  • Designed to help eligible customers transition to a low-carbon future
  • Delivered by PG&E on behalf of the State of California
  • Only available to customers with an active account during distribution months


Residential customers
  • Electric customers receive the California Climate Credit two times a year—in April and October.
  • Natural gas customers receive the credit once a year—in April.


Learn more on the CPUC’s Climate Credit page or FAQ page.


Small business customers


PG&E applies the Small Business Credit to the electric bill of eligible customers. This occurs two times a year—in April and October. Learn more about the credit. See if you're eligible. 


Visit the CPUC's Small Business Credit page.


Industrial customers


PG&E distributes the California Industry Assistance credit each year in April. Learn more about the credit. See if you're eligible.


Visit the CPUC's California Industry Assistance page or PG&E’s FAQ page.


important notice icon Note: Some customers may see the amount of the credit on their online account as an outstanding balance. This requires no action. The issue will resolve in the next billing period.

How to find credit information on your energy statement:


california climate credit account summary


california climate credit electric charges


california climate credit gas charges

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